Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Pubs & Restaurants
Weddings During COVID
1 to 9 guests
10 to 29 guests
30 to 99 guests
100 to 199 guests
More than 200 guests
One wedding per day
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- Red Carpet on Arrival
- Bespoke Wedding Packages
- Champagne Showround & Menu Tasting
- Plenty of Accommodation on site for your guests!
- Dedicated Wedding Coordinator and Host
- Spa available for your guests to enjoy when they stay the night
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
We don't offer exclusivity, however we do time your Wedding perfectly to ensure your day is perfect!
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Yes we are, we have 4 licensed rooms to choose from
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
We don't offer outside ceremonies, however we do have our fantastic grounds and Al-Fresco to enjoy your drinks reception (perfect for Winter months too with heaters and blankets!)
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
We don't allow corkage
Can we use our own caterers?
We don't allow for external caterers- we have a fantastic in house team on hand to ensure you have the perfect menu for your big day!
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
Depending on availability either the night prior or on the morning of your Wedding- our team however are on hand to do all the decorating for you so you can enjoy your big day!
What time does the reception need to finish?
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
You are welcome to have a live band
Are fireworks allowed?
We don't allow for fireworks
Is confetti allowed?
Yes, we ask for it to be bio-degradable
Are candles allowed?
Yes- we provide tealights on all tables for your Wedding breakfast and evening reception and you are welcome to bring along lanterns for the aisle if you wish to do so
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
Yes, we provide a complimentary Premier Bridal Suite for the night of your Wedding
Is there accommodation on site?
Yes- we have 117 bedrooms at the hotel and an additional 54 at the Lodge at Solent
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
Yes, the Lodge at Solent is just next door to the hotel
About The Solent Hotel & Spa
Solent Hotel & Spa is a luxury wedding venue in Whiteley that offers all the small details that make weddings exceptional, with a license for ceremonies. From the red carpet entrance to the midnight snacks; your special day is personalised to you.
An intimate candle light ceremony or a large fun-filled celebration in their stylish suites; they have a range of beautiful spaces that cater up to 160 guests. Expert wedding coordinators are on hand from the moment you contact them to ensure that everything is arranged to suit your exact requirements.
Solent hotel has some beautiful grounds perfect for wedding photos, from the majestic meadow to the stunning woodland. Even if the weather isn’t great, the hotel is tastefully decorated throughout so there are plenty of stylish backdrops for your wedding photos.
As a 4* hotel, there is no worry about taxis at the end of the day; they have over 100 bedrooms with special rates. Wedding guests can dance the night away, relax in stylish guest room then enjoy breakfast together in the morning. They can even squeeze in a quick morning swim thanks to the complimentary spa facilities.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.